12 Must-Watch Korean Dramas With Unexpected Pregnancy

Although the unexpected pregnancy theme in K-dramas is rare, there are a few dramas that have beautifully conveyed the entire plot in this regard. Here are some must-see dramas about an unexpected pregnancy.

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As time passes, we see more and more diverse storylines in Korean dramas. The storyline involving "unexpected pregnancy" is, however, still underrepresented. As a result, we've compiled a list of must-see Korean dramas centred on "Unexpected Pregnancy." Continue reading to learn more.

12. Wonderful Life

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Han Seung Wan and Jung Se Jin collide at the airport and seize each other's passports. Seung Wan and Se Jin reunite and spend the day together.

As a result of their love problems, they both become inebriated and have a one-night stand. Back in Korea, Se Jin discovers she is pregnant and decides to give birth alone.

Se Jin's oblivious sister reveals the information to Seung Wan a year later at his parents' birthday party, where he is accompanied by his infant daughter. Seung Wan and Se Jin are then forced to marry by their respective families.

11. I Love You

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Suk Chul Soo and Na Young Hee are a young couple who are 14 years apart in age. This is a drama about a couple who had a child as a result of a one-night stand.

It will depict the current generation's perspective on love, marriage, and child-rearing responsibilities. Park Byung Ho was irresponsible, abandoning his child for a higher salary and a better life. He later comes to regret his actions and learns to love.

10. Ho Goo's Love

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Kang Ho-gu has never had a true girlfriend, with girls courting him and then friend-zoning him because of his kind, naive nature.

His relationship-savvy twin sister, Kang Ho-Kyung, mocks him and his best friends Kim Tae-hee and Shin Chung-Jae for their lack of dating skills.

Do Do-hee is a member of the Korean national swimming team, which won silver at the Asian Games last month. She's competitive and driven, and she's known for cussing a lot because she's never won first place.

Ho-gu takes advantage of the opportunity to spend time with Do-hee, the girl of his dreams, unaware that she is pregnant. Do-hee wants to keep this secret hidden because finding out about her pregnancy will ruin her life.

9. My Love By My Side  

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A 19-year-old high school student becomes pregnant and gives birth. She raises her child alone and finds her own love.

Mi-Sol, who is 19, lives with her mother and uncle. She is a senior in high school and lives her life similarly to other students.

Mi-Sol works hard to gain admission to a good university, and her mother supports her efforts. Mi-Sol struggles to get out of bed in the morning for no apparent reason and begins to overheat.

Do Mi-sol is a single mother who gave birth as a teen and raised her child alone after her partner abandoned her. Years later, she falls in love with a kind-hearted man.

8. I Do, I Do

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Hwang Ji-Ahn is in her late thirties and works as a shoe company director. She enjoys being single and has no plans to marry. Tae-Kang, on the other hand, only has a high school diploma but aspires to be a shoe designer.

Tae-Kang becomes pregnant by Ji-Ahn after a one-night stand, and their lives become intertwined. They are both attempting to navigate a complex and challenging environment while contending with rigid social mores.

Despite the difficulties they face, these two people persevere in their pursuit of ultimate happiness, despite living in a culture where morally acceptable behaviour is constantly changing.

7. Good Job, Good Job

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Lee Kang-Joo is a ceramics scientist and a single mother. Her ex-boyfriend, Yoo Ho-Nam, had no idea she was pregnant when he left her to study abroad.

He returns to Korea as a psychologist, but Kang-Joo keeps his paternity from her daughter, Byul.

Choi Seung-Hyun, on the other hand, is Kang-mentor Joo's boss's son and the owner of a fitness centre.

He's had feelings for Kang-Joo since high school, but she's resisted his sexual advances because she doesn't want to jeopardise their friendship.

6. Three Dads One Mom

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Song Na Young and her husband, Jung Sung Min, are eager parents, but he has been unable to conceive. Her husband's friends decide to help them.

Na Young's husband, however, is killed in an accident, and she gives birth to a daughter whom she has no idea was fathered by one of her husband's friends. Na Young's child could be fathered by Han Soo Hyun, Choi Kwang Hee, or Hwang Kyung Tae.

5. Wild Chives And Soy Bean Soup

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If scientific research were done, there were definitely a lot of over-the-top celebrations of South Korea's 2002 World Cup victory. Jang Gook and Yoo Joon Soo met in high school and fell in love.

After their naughty night, Gook becomes pregnant, and the two attempt to marry, but are forced to divorce due to strong opposition from both families.

Gook eventually moves to America and adopts the name, Jang Dal Rae. Joon Soo goes from being the son of a wealthy family to having to support his family from paycheck to paycheck.

4. Heard It Through The Grapevine

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Heard It Through the Grapevine is a black comedy that makes fun of Korea's upper class, who wield power and profit from inherited wealth and pedigree.

Choi Yeon-hee and Han Jeong-ho are wealthy couples from well-to-do families.

Their reputation is shattered when their teenage son, Han In-sang, falls in love with Seo Bom, a girl from an ordinary family.

Bom is determined to remain isolated from her own family and humiliated by her in-laws for the sake of her child's future, while In-sang struggles to reconcile his love for Bom with his family's high expectations.

3. Marriage Contract

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After being diagnosed with a potentially fatal brain tumour, Kang Hye Soo, a desperate single mother, agrees to be a liver donor for her new boss's mother.

In exchange, she will receive a substantial sum of money, which she intends to leave to her daughter. To pass the screening process, they must legally marry and demonstrate to the hospital that they have been in a long-term relationship.

As more people become involved, including her 7-year-old daughter, what they thought would be a private transaction between the two of them becomes more complicated.

Money isn't the only factor that influences happiness; love is what makes life worthwhile.

2. Angry Mom

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Jo Kang's husband and mother-in-law are unaware of her background as a mother and wife. A TV show about school bullying in which the victims' parents are powerless to stop it.

She is a stay-at-home mother who prefers soap operas to news and is uninterested in politics. Because of her lack of education, she is illiterate in most areas.

She was a gang member in high school, however, and will defend her child with a long knife. When her daughter is bullied at school, she seeks assistance from the principal, and guess what happens?

1. One More Happy Ending

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This story is about a single father, not a single mother. The male lead became pregnant with his girlfriend while in college, but she dies during delivery, so he raises their child as a single widowed father.

The way it is depicted is truly unique and lovely. This drama follows Han Mi Mo, a former member of the band "Angels," and her friends in their 30s.

As the divorce rate and second marriages rise across the country, these friends are looking for love again after a string of failed marriages and relationships.

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